Biofuel Policy

The Maize utility


  1. As a cereal, maize is used as ingredient in food preparation; it is feed for poultry and livestock.
  2. It is feedstock for biofuel (ethanol).
  3. It is used as raw material in distilleries.
  4. It is also used for starch production because of its high starch content (60%).

    Discuss: These 4 points are picked up from a Hindu Businessline article. And in 2014, UPSC tested on 3 of these 4 statements.